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System starts up slowly with errors including bluetooth timeout

I have tried several solutions posted in the possible duplicate, but It does not work for me for the bluetooth timeout part, and my system have more problems than that. See details at the end of this ...
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xrandr config not loading properly at startup from .xprofile

I'm using xrandr to rescale the resolution on a netbook (Ubuntu 12.10). When I run the following command it works fine: xrandr --output LVDS1 --mode 1024x600 --panning 1280x720 --scale 1.25x1.2 ...
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How can I play radio stream as my startup (login screen) sound?

I am familiar with How do I change the start up sound? and Chainging startup music of Ubuntu, so I know how to change my startup sound to .ogg file of my choosing, but... How to change it to some ...
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How can I add gollum to startup application?

I've installed gollum(https://github.com/gollum/gollum) as personal wiki, I have to launch this program in terminal manually. So I want to add it in my startup application. Here is the question. I ...
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unity-music-daemon uses large amount of memory

When I boot my Ubuntu 13.04 up, I noticed that my fans goes crazy and when I had a glanced at System Monitor, I saw that a process called unity-music-daemon is using a large amount of memory and CPU. ...
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Activating USB audio with /etc/pm/sleep.d script that runs pacmd commands

Ubuntu annoyingly switches the device for audio input and output from my USB headset to the built-in sound card every time I log out, hibernate, or shut down my computer. This takes place even though ...
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Need to setup email notification when system starts and shutdown

I would like to have the system send me a email notification everrytime the system starts or shuts down. I am currently running Ubuntu 12.10 I found this tutorial but I couldn't make it to work.
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Ubuntu 12.04 wont start after manual restart

I've been using Ubuntu 12.04 with no problems for the past 2 months. A few hours ago, when i restarted my PC, it just hanged with black screen for more than 10 minutes. So I did a hard reset by ...
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Hybrid hibernate on Ubuntu?

After I saw Windows 8 uses hybrid hibernation instead of shutdown by default in order to solve its slow startup issue, I want to know if it's possible to use hybrid hibernation on Ubuntu to speed up ...
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How to force a proprietary driver to load on startup (revisited)

I have the exact same problem as How to force a proprietary driver to load on startup? but the solution does not work for me. I have ~$ tail -7 /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf install rtl8192cu ...
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Bootscreen selections

RE: 12.04 on dual boot. I get a screen box with a few selections. The only one that works best is this: Generic 3.2.0.29-PAE recovery mode. The regular selection just Linux, if selected, I do not get ...
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How can I avoid 'Installation Failed' error when creating a Start Up Disk?

I want to create a Ubuntu 12.04 Live CD. So I open Startup Disk Creator in the Ubuntu Dash. I go through all of the settings, and then click 'Make Startup Disk'. Almost immediately I get a window ...
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ubuntu wont start after freezing during first start up

I downloaded Ubuntu and everything went great and I restarted the computer to start using the new system. When Ubuntu started for the first time, it started to load and then when it said something ...
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Start up and Shut down Logs

I would like to clean up my laptop, I am not that clued up here so please could I get some assistance with this please? You can email and I can send the logs to you and see what can be done please as ...
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Ubuntu start up problem

I have a relatively fresh install of Saucy Salamander, however I'm experiencing quite some difficulty when starting up my computer. My computer seems to crash / freeze more often than not between the ...
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rc.local is not executed on tartup in Ubuntu Server 13.04

I'm trying to add some iptables rules on startup for my VPN service in rc.local. my rc.local file is: #!/bin/sh -e # # rc.local # # This script is executed at the end of each multiuser runlevel. # ...
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Brightness 0% on Lenovo G500s on startup / boot

I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 on a Lenovo G500s Laptop. The screen is scrambled/shows weird artefacts during boot but that doesn't really bother me. What does is this: The screen's brightness is always ...
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Can a single Nautilus window be started with multiple tabs? (Revised)

This question is asked before here and I will ask it here again. I would like Nautilus to start with multiple tabs open. How can I do this? According to the previous question, asked in 2011, Nautilus ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 fails to start after installing ia32-libs

I was following the question and instruction in this post to run 32bit applications on my Ubuntu 12.04. ia32-libs broken package (Ubuntu 12.04 x64) In particular, I did the followings: sudo apt-get ...
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Changing a start up init.d script to use with new ubuntu

This is my code. I would like to change it to use with new versions of ubuntu. The thing is ubuntu doesn't have chkconfig any more. Also I heard that new ubuntu uses upstart instead of init type start ...
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Synaptics error “no touchpad found” at startup on HP laptop

I know there are a lot of topics on the synaptics touchpad not working, but I can't seem to find the answer to my problem anywhere. Please forgive me if I missed it. Here is what happened. After ...
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Run Mono Application on Startup Ubuntu

I need run a c# Windows Forms application (Mono app) on Ubuntu startup, then I trying use Upstart. I run this application fine manually, but when I use the Upstart script, as follow: description ...
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Ubuntu completely freezing a few minutes after system startup (ATI graphics)

I have Ubuntu for about a week. I downloaded the ATI graphics software from the Ubuntu Software Store to get my dual monitor set-up working. I have been using it a few days since downloading the ...
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Can someone help me analyze the bootchart & dmesg logs for my slow booting Ubuntu computer?

My Ubuntu computer takes 1-1.5 mins to boot up. Following tips from this question, I generated the bootchart and saw the logs from dmsec but I can't figure what's wrong. Can someone please help? ...
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I am stuck at the “GNU” screen and I need to know how to get past it

I have had Ubuntu 12.04 for 6 days now and now, for some reason, I am getting the GRUB screen when I try to restart my computer. When I turn it on, it asks me, since I also have Windows 7 on my ...
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Nautilus: Remember previous session state, auto-restore on startup?

Anyone know today of a way to make Nautilus auto restore the previous session state: dual pane or single, tabs, displayed directories, etc.? Closest I can find is question 52112, but not only is it ...
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12.10 crashed and won't boot!

Every time I try and start ubuntu, I get the following: Waiting for network cofiguration (60 seconds), then: Waiting up to 60 more seconds for network configuration, then: Booting system without ...
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How to let pm-utils run automatically?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 on a laptop. Just want to let sudo pm-powersave true run automatically every time after login, but don't know how. I tried the following approaches to let it run automatically ...
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validator.nu installation with launch script

I have tried to use the following instructions atleast 5 times and I can not get it to run correctly. These are the instructions with some added notes. sudo apt-get install mercurial subversion ...
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how to load ubuntu 12.04 from grub after update on 04/26/13

Computer Details: Toshiba, natively runs Windows7 64-bit. I currently dual-boot Windows 7 / Linux and have a virtual hard drive of Windows 8 (rarely used) Background: I have been using Ubuntu 12.04 ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.2 startup waits on splash screen and loads desktop only after pressing TAB

Ubuntu on startup shows the splash screen(with the dots rotating animation going on and on). And only when I press TAB key it stops and the desktop loads. What may be the problem? Am having ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 Startup Error

After I installed Ubuntu 12.10 on Windows 8 using wubi.exe and when it rebooted I got an error and I can still only boot with windows 8 but I still have the option of starting up with Ubuntu but if I ...
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Why Ubuntu 12.04 stuck in the logo screen after install it?

I want to ask what should happen after installing Ubuntu and restart the system. This is because I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS from the LiveCD in my netbook alongside Windows 7. After that the ...
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Very slow startup after login screen with SSD: how to troubleshoot?

Background: I was trying to solve a problem I had with Libreoffice and installed/uninstalled a couple of packages (it is a fresh install of 12.10 Quantal). I don't know if it is related but there is ...
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ubuntu 12.04 after update will not start

I Was update my ubuntu 12.04 LTS ..after that Im restart system and get this >>in pic 1 Asked a user name and password ..And you record your username and password correctly But then remained in this ...
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How can I Start X11VNC automatically on my PC?

I have a spare computer that I want to remote desktop control from my Windows 7 PC in my room. I got it to run and I used TightVNC to view and control it. My real issue is getting it to run ...
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Quantal 12.10 - how to mount at startup with the new naming system?

I have noticed that Quantal now mounts each partition under a root like /media/<user> Since I need to auto-mount a partition at startup and this naming convention is totally new for me I was ...
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Removed Java replaced with newest “Sun Java”, disc won't boot, and won't let me re-install grub using boot repair disc

Had a minor problem with my Stock market platform. Set-up screen would freeze program. Called their tech support, got their "Linux guy", who advised remove all Java and replace, not with synaptic ...
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Startup Message: Bad LUN (0:1), Bad target number (1:0), etc

I am a newcomer to linux. I installed Ubuntu 12.04.1 on Acer Aspire One D270 (Spec = Atom N2600 1.6 Ghz Cpu, 2GB Ram, 320 GB HD). Everything seems to be running ok, albeit in the 2D mode. But before ...
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Errors during start-up: “Scanning for Btrfs filesystems”

I have installed Ubuntu 12.10 desktop on three systems and one virtual machine. On every system I have opted for a single Btrfs partition. During start-up I get the following two error messages. It ...
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How do I set up dependency based startup to reconfigure the network interfaces before networking is started?

I have a system which originally ran Ubuntu 12.04 (now 12.10) on the 'real' hardware. Due to a requirement to run Windows 7 and IE9 (watching streamed movies needed Silverlight with DRM) I installed ...
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Unwanted text at shutdown

When I shut down Ubuntu 12.10 (and sometimes at the startup, too) I can see something like a terminal output. Under the title "Ubuntu 12.10" there is a text message like, "Asking all remaining ...
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GNU GRUB version 1.99-21ubuntu3 with windows installer

I have this problem after damage I think hit the OS GNU GRUB version 1.99-21ubuntu3 Minimal bash-like line editing is supported. For the first word, TAB lists possible command completions. ...
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Unity not running on startup

OK, so Firefox was running extremely slow, I ran it in safe mode and still slow, so I rebooted and when she came back on, I wasn't at the regular Unity login, it was like a classic Windows login ...
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Is 12.10 planning to add smb shares as /media besides waiting for Bug #995535 to be fixed

I love this guide found here: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/MountWindowsSharesPermanently but it is not working right for 12.10 in RC and this the closest I've found ...
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Ubuntu slow at boot because of gnome-set~ngs-daemon

When I boot my computer, the process gnome-set~ngs-daemon need a lot of disk access, according to sudo iotop, it require 100%... Any idea how I can solve it?
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When laptop turned on, and Ubuntu is chosen for OS, I get a blank purple screen and can't log on. How do I fix this problem?

I turn on the computer. I can select either Windows 7 or Ubuntu. When I select Windows 7 it works well. When I select Ubuntu, it normally works well. But right now when I select Ubuntu, It leads ...
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How to install desktop version from netbook version?/Where can I find the Startup Disk Creator?

I have an old netbook version of ubuntu, and I wanted to install the current desktop version I was following the steps that you can see here, but I can't find the "Startup Disk Creator" anywhere, and ...
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start of Lubuntu from disk

I cannot start Lubuntu from a disk, only choose the language. How can I make the "live session" working as it is shown in F3? ( I am rather a newcomer in PCs, until now only Windows XP) sunagolden
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I get an error while starting ubuntu

It takes too long at the black screen with blinking underscore icon & after that a message display on the blackscreen saying: [ 18.052332] usb 1-1.1: string discriptor 0 read error: -22